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TV3 concludes transaction to acquire UTV Ireland
01 Dec 2016 | TV3, Ireland’s leading commercial broadcaster and owned by Virgin Media Limited, today announced it has completed the acquisition of UTV Ireland. The company also confirmed it will have three free-to-air TV channels operating under the TV3 Group. 
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BAI to Issue Recent Decisions on Complaints
29 Nov 2016 | The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) will issue the decisions in respect of complaints most recently considered by its Compliance Committee and the Executive Complaints Forum tomorrow, Wednesday, 30th November at noon. 
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Irish TV Closure leads to job losses in Northern Ireland
28 Nov 2016 | It's understood around 30 jobs have been lost as a result of the closure. It's believed around nine full-time staff were employed at the office with around two dozen others working for the firm. The Irish TV (NI) Limited office is based at the Torrent Complex at Hillview Avenue in Donaghmore, Co Tyrone. 
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Days left to submit views on BAI’s 3 year Strategy Statement
28 Nov 2016 | The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is reminding members of the viewing and listening public, broadcasters and other interested individuals that the public consultation on its draft Strategy Statement (2017-2019) will close at noon on Thursday, 1st December. 
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Jobs to be lost at RTÉ
25 Nov 2016 | RTÉ announced on Wednesday evening that it would no longer be producing programmes for young people. It issued a statement confirming the news. 
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Miriam Devitt, Warner Bros Ireland Scholarship Recipient Speaks to IFTN
22 Nov 2016 | An MA Screenwriting student at the National Film School at Dublin’s Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT), Miriam was announced on Friday 18th November as this year’s recipient of the Warner Bros. Creative Talent scholarship. 
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Vacancies on the BAI Board
22 Nov 2016 | Contract Awards Committee and Compliance Committee are advertised on stateboards.ie 
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BAI Broadcast Complaints Decisions 2016
02 Nov 2016 | The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has published the most recent broadcasting complaints decisions. 
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Public consultation launched by BAI on draft General Commercial Communications Code
01 Sep 2016 | The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has launched the consultation to ensure public confidence in the standards of commercial communications. 
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The Audiovisual Federation has called for restoration of IFB Funding
27 Jul 2016 | As part of its pre-budget recommendations, the Audiovisual Federation has echoed a recent call made by the Irish Film Board to restore capital funding of €20M. 
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Latest Moments Worth Paying For trailer released
21 Jul 2016 | The ‘Storks’ animation directed by Nicholas Stoller and Doug Sweetland features in the latest trailer released by The Industry Trust for IP Awareness and Warner Bros. Pictures UK and Ireland. 
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Dublin animation studio Boulder Media acquired by Hasbro
14 Jul 2016 | Hasbro Expands TV and Feature Film Capabilities with Purchase of Irish Animation Studio 
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Ashford Studios in Wicklow Planning
11 Jul 2016 | Ashford Studios has applied for planning permission for a major development at the site in Wicklow. 
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BBC reduces top executive team from 16 to 11 members
08 Jul 2016 | BBC’s director general Tony Hall has announced a revamped senior leadership structure for BBC, which reduces the size of the overall top executive team from 16 members to 11. 
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New Audiovisual Coproduction Treaty between Ireland and Canada comes into force today
05 Jul 2016 | The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, has today (Tuesday) announced that the new Audiovisual Coproduction Treaty between Ireland and Canada has come into force. 
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Irish Film Board launches Five-Year Strategic Plan, 'Building on Success'
04 Jul 2016 | The Irish Film Board (IFB) today launched its Five-Year Strategic Plan - ‘Building on Success’ - detailing its ambitious vision and plans for the role of the IFB within the thriving Irish film, television and animation industry. 
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Tax Credits Briefing at Galway Film Fleadh
28 Jun 2016 | Mazars is hosting a briefing on 'Utilising Irish and UK film tax credits'. The event takes place in the Morris Suite, 1st floor, Radisson Hotel, Galway from 5:00pm– 6:00pm on Friday, 8th July. 
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Content Media Exclusive First Look Partnership with Deadpan Pictures
10 May 2016 | Content will distribute Deadpan’s new 6 x 30’ drama ‘Can’t Cope Won’t Cope’, which is currently shooting, plus first look rights to rep six original productions for TV internationally. 
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Revenue issue new Section 481 Application Form
22 Dec 2015 | Revenue have issued a new Section 481 Application Form. The new form is operative as of 19th November 2015. 
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End of Year Round-Up: The Insurance Shop
09 Dec 2015 | Following negotiations with US multi-national and market-leaders Chubb Insurance in 2014, The Insurance Shop have since been offering insurance to those involved in the making of films, TV, animations, commercials and lots more. 
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